Holy Week Resources
The world has changed since COVID-19 has become a household word. State-wide stay-at-home orders have resulted in most of our gatherings and worship services being canceled, postponed or moved to unfamiliar formats. While following the social distancing guidelines to protect the vulnerable has been a sacrifice that we have been willing to make, the decision to do so has left many of us bereft- especially as we approach Holy Week- a time usually filled with beautiful services, and beloved traditions.
In an effort to allow us to participate in the transformational experiences of Holy Week despite the restrictions on gathering in our communities, we are pleased to provide a thoughtfully curated collection of resources for use by adults and families with kids of all ages- all of which can be done from home! Your friends at Faith-to-Go and the diocesan staff have put together a robust offering of activities, liturgies, prayers and more, designed to deepen our devotion as we follow Christ’s journey from Palm Sunday to the Resurrection. I invite you to celebrate this time with us, even though we are unable to gather in person. I hope you will be inspired and renewed during Holy Week as we look forward to resurrection, healing and new life ahead!
-Christian Gillette, Canon for Evangelism and Discipleship
You are invited to join Bishop Susan Brown Snook on Easter Sunday morning for a diocesan-wide Easter celebration, featuring contributions from across the diocese of San Diego. This service will be streamed online at www.mockup.edsd.org
and on the EDSD YouTube channel
at 10:00am! Additional Easter Sunday resources for families will be available on the Faith-To-Go
website, on Monday April 6. Come celebrate the risen Christ with us!
Category: #Evangelism, #Outreach, #Sundays, #Uncategorized, #Youth, Children, & Families
Diocesan Convention: Casting our Nets
August 19, 2020
Bishop Susan Brown Snook is excited to invite you to this year’s Diocesan Convention: Casting Our Nets on Nov. 6-7. As we move into the Year of Evangelism in the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, we are especially focusing on sharing the joy of Christ in our lives with the world. Today, the world needs […]
A Miracle is Happening Here in the Parking Lot!
August 7, 2020
PARADE OF CARS AT EPISCOPAL CHURCH WELCOMES ST. MARGRET’S NEW RECTOR AND DONATES ONE AND A HALF TONS OF FOOD FOR HUNGRY FAMILIES Sunday, August 2, over 300 cars formed a steady stream of locals intent on delivering a big in-person welcome to the new head priest of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm […]
A Peaceful Place Apart: Even During Coronavirus
July 31, 2020
Camp Stevens, an Episcopal camp and retreat center just outside of downtown Julian, has shifted gears this year—instead of summer camp for 100 kids every week, the facility now offers day use for hiking, swimming, meditating in the outdoor chapel, as well as small overnight retreats for individuals and families. Nestled on 256 acres of […]